Monthly Archives: July 2020


Why I am PROUD of my son’s attendance award.

By |2020-07-17T17:50:13+00:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Why my son won’t be accepting his 100% attendance award” went viral 4 years ago. The photo of one 9-year-old‘s left ear went round the world and was seen by millions of people - along with my rant about how much I dislike 100% Attendance Awards and how, in my opinion, they undervalue community and [...]

“This is Bob, he has piles.” (Co-production week 2020)

By |2020-07-09T21:00:48+00:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ever been at a work’s do and introduced a colleague by listing off their most recent failures or ailments? “Hi, Steve, this is Bob. He has piles and dropped his laptop yesterday smashing the screen. Bob, meet Steve, he’s can’t sit for long because of his massive piles.” Of course not. I don’t introduce myself as, [...]